Public Engagment

Co-host for Engage in Edinburgh tech hour. 19:00, 7 December 2017.

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work. The Scotsman, 16 October 2017.

Blue Peter: The robots are coming! 10 August, 2017, 17:30. CBBC Channel.

Rajendran, G. (2017). Through the looking glass: what robots tell us about ourselves. Innovation Robotics. Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 15 March, 2017.

Rajendran, G. (2017). How robots can help us embrace a more human view of disability. The Conversation, republished in The Independent and Huffington Post.

Robotics revolution. BBC Scotland TV, Radio and news website (20 March 2017)

Rajendran, G.(2016). Robots, virtual environments & developmental disorders: technology advancement needs neurodiversity. TED-X, 8 October, 2016, Heriot-Watt University

Jones, A., Dritschel., B., & Rajendran, G. (2016). ‘Knowing me knowing you: Do individuals with autistic spectrum disorders have a theory of their own mind? 16-18 September 2016, Edinburgh. XI Autism-Europe International Congress. 

Peter McKenna and Thusha Rajendran to present: What can frog hopping tell us about your brain? on Thursday 10th April at 5.30pm at Summerhallas part of the 2014 Edinburgh International Science Festival. (p.43)

Thusha Rajendran will be presenting his dangerous idea at the ‘Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas’ on Monday 14th April at 8pm at Summerhall  2014 Edinburgh International Science Festival. (p.50)

Thusha Rajendran will be a participant at Wellcome Trust Ideas Lab in partnership with Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015 and Beltane Public Engagement Network.

My paper on multitasking using a virtual environment was reported in The Scotsman. I gave an interview about this work on BBC Radio Scotland’s flagship news programme (Newsdrive) that day, 16 August 2011.


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